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Find out how we’re bringing this historic neighborhood into the 21st century.

This former farming community is home to the Shirley Eustis House. It’s the nation’s only remaining country house that a British Royal Colonial Governor built. Today, Roxbury is the heart of Black culture in Boston.

The area is now in the midst of a renaissance. New businesses and housing initiatives are renewing Roxbury’s main districts, including:

  • Dudley Square
  • Crosstown, and
  • Grove Hall.

Blue Hill went from being a street full of vacant lots to a bustling business district. It was one of former Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s proudest achievements.

The Roxbury Center for the Arts, Culture, and Trade opened in 2005. It celebrates the culture of the community through visual and performing arts.

Upcoming events

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Nov 3

Tree removal hearing - Roxbury

Aerial view of Melnea Cass Boulevard near Tropical Foods
Nov 10

Melnea Cass Boulevard Design Project Meeting

City Hall to Go Truck
Nov 16

City Hall To Go Truck: Roxbury

City Hall to Go Truck
Nov 23

City Hall To Go Truck: Roxbury

Latest news

Traffic Alert
Oct 5

Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, October 5 - Monday, October 10, 2016

Participants at Wednesday's Small Business Resource Fair at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury
Sep 30

Boston and Mass. host small business resource fair

Economic Development
A picture of Imagine Boston engaging with the community at City Hall Plaza
Sep 28

Imagine Boston 2030 announces Fall Engagement Team, Engagement Events

Mayor's Office
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Sep 21

Traffic Advisory for Thursday, Sept. 22 - Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016